Fasciolosis (also known as fascioliasis, fasciolasis, distomatosis and liver rot) is a parasitic worm infection caused by the common liver fluke Fasciola hepatica as well as by Fasciola gigantica.
Opisthorchiasis is a parasitic disease caused by species in the genus Opisthorchis (specifically, Opisthorchis viverrini and Opisthorchis felineus).
Helminths (/ˈhɛlmɪnθs/), also commonly known as parasitic worms, are large multicellular organisms, which when mature can generally be seen with the naked eye.
Dracunculiasis, also called Guinea-worm disease (GWD), is an infection by the Guinea worm.
Schistosomiasis, also known as snail fever, is a disease caused by parasitic flatworms called schistosomes.
Paragonimiasis is a food-borne parasitic infection caused by the lung fluke, most commonly Paragonimus westermani.
Trichinosis, trichinellosis or trichiniasis is a parasitic disease caused by roundworms of the genus Trichinella.
Acanthocheilonemiasis is a rare tropical infectious disease caused by a parasite known as Acanthocheilonema perstans.
Angiostrongyliasis is an infection by a nematode from the Angiostrongylus genus of kidney and alimentary tract roundworms.
Ascariasis is a disease caused by the parasitic roundworm Ascaris lumbricoides.
Fasciolopsiasis results from an infection by the trematode Fasciolopsis buski, the largest intestinal fluke of humans (up to 7.5 cm in length).
Onchocerciasis, also known as river blindness and Robles disease, is a disease caused by infection with the parasitic worm Onchocerca volvulus.
Filariasis (or philariasis) is a parasitic disease caused by an infection with roundworms of the Filarioidea type.
Echinococcosis, also called hydatid disease, hydatidosis, or echinococcal disease, is a parasitic disease of tapeworms of the Echinococcus type.
Ancylostomiasis (also anchylostomiasis or ankylostomiasis) is a hookworm disease caused by infection with Ancylostoma hookworms.
Cutaneous larva migrans
Cutaneous larva migrans (abbreviated CLM) is a skin disease in humans, caused by the larvae of various nematode parasites of the hookworm family (Ancylostomatidae).
Cysticercosis is a tissue infection caused by the young form of the pork tapeworm.
Diphyllobothriasis is the infection caused by tapeworms of the Diphyllobothrium genus, commonly Diphyllobothrium latum.
Dirofilariasis is an infection by parasites in the Dirofilaria genus.
Gnathostomiasis (also known as larva migrans profundus) is the human infection caused by the nematode (roundworm) Gnathostoma spinigerum and/or Gnathostoma hispidum, which infects vertebrates.
Helminthiasis (plural helminthiases), also known as worm infection, is any macroparasitic disease of humans and other animals in which a part of the body is infected with parasitic worms, known as helminths.
Hymenolepiasis is infestation by one of two species of tapeworm: Hymenolepis nana or H.
Capillariasis is a disease in the group of helminthiasis diseases caused by the nematode Capillaria philippinensis.
Loa loa filariasis
Loa loa filariasis is a skin and eye disease caused by the nematode worm Loa loa.
Necatoriasis is the condition of infection by Necator hookworms, such as Necator americanus.
Sparganosis is a parasitic infection caused by the plerocercoid larvae of diphyllobothroid tapeworms belonging to the genus Spirometra.
Swimmer’s itch or cercarial dermatitis, is a short-term immune reaction occurring in the skin of humans that have been infected by water-borne schistosomatidae.
Strongyloidiasis is a human parasitic disease caused by the nematode (roundworm) called Strongyloides stercoralis, or sometimes S.
Taeniasis is a parasitic disease due to infection with tapeworms belonging to the genus Taenia.
Thelaziasis (occasionally spelled "thelaziosis") is the term for infestation with parasitic nematodes of the genus Thelazia.
Toxocariasis is an illness of humans caused by larvae (immature worms) of either the dog roundworm (Toxocara canis), the cat roundworm (Toxocara cati) or the fox roundworm (Toxocara canis).
Trichuriasis, also known as whipworm infection, is an infection by the parasitic worm Trichuris trichiura (whipworm).
Anthelmintics or antihelminthics are a group of antiparasitic drugs that expel parasitic worms (helminths) and other internal parasites from the body by either stunning or killing them and without causing significant damage to the host.
Alveolar hydatid disease
Alveolar hydatid disease (AHD), also known as alveolar echinococcosis, alveolar colloid of the liver, alveolococcosis, multilocular echinococcosis, and small fox tapeworm is a form of echinococcosis, and is a disease that originates from a parasite.
Pinworm infection, also known as enterobiasis, is a human parasitic disease caused by the pinworm.
Capillariasis is a disease caused by nematodes in the Capillaria genus.
Visceral larva migrans
Visceral larva migrans is a condition in humans caused by the migratory larvae of certain nematodes, humans being a dead-end host, and was first reported in 1952.
Tapeworm infection is the infestation of the digestive tract by a species of parasitic cestodal flatworm called tapeworms.